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Apr 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
. and today, we know it's small businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> the fairfax county board of supervisors approved their budget. it also includes a tax increase. and the vehicle license registration fee is coming back of $33. >>> ted leonsis on the verge of becoming one of the powerful sports owner. now the abe pollin family has reached an agreement to sell him the family share of the washington wizards and the verizon center. insiders say it could be official within a week. the leonsis group said they could not comment until th
FOX
Apr 21, 2010 9:00am EDT
their son floating away in a balloon. it captivated america. they agreed to may $3,600 in restitution. >>> bill filling up your gas tank could cost you more. ♪ ¿por que no probamos esto? ♪ old el paso. a special blend of seasoning... for especially delicious tacos. feed your fiesta! kids are hungry after school. that's why i always have totino's pizza rolls. big pizza taste. in a bite size roll. kids can't resist their delicious pizza flavor. totino's pizza rolls. the pizza way to snack. >>> a consumer alert for you this morning. drivers in the district could pay more for gas to help metro. a bill would tack on a 10-cent per gallon gas tax. the tax would be effective when other jurisdictions in maryland and virginia have similar legislation. >>> from a deadly crash to detailments. metro has been riddled with problems and cause for change. today, lawmakers are focusing on the system. today, a group is holding a forum on safety. they want to strengthen the tristate oversight committee and for more say on how board members are chosen. >> we feel that changes must be made. we need to
FOX
Apr 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
has the most famous address in america and has to be in touch with what life is like in every corner of the country. but the first lady michelle obama does live here in washington and is keeping close tabs in our community. and i talked with her about everything from concerns about crime and quality education to how she's adjusting to living here in the nation's capital. >> so you've been living in washington for more than a year. do you consider yourself a washingtonian yet? >> it feels like home. i don't want to be presumptuous, and i figure i should put in more time but this is home without a doubt. >> anybody who does live here does know there is a wash that is working class and poor and struggling right now. do you try to stay in touch with all parts of the city. >> it's been important. ever since we came here, when we talk about the white house being the people's house. it's the people everywhere. it's not just the people who have access and can get the tour, but it's young kids who live in southeast and northeast and places around this area that have never set foot anywhere ne
FOX
Apr 14, 2010 7:00am EDT
the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. i stand before you today... to apologize. the system has failed you. i have failed you. i have failed to help you share your talent with the world when the world needs talent more than ever. yet, it's being wasted every day... by an educational system steeped in tradition and old ideas. well, it's time for a new tradition. it's time to realize talent isn't just in schools like this one, it's everywhere. it's time to use technology to rewrite the rules of education, to learn how you learn so we can teach you better. it's time
FOX
Apr 29, 2010 9:00am EDT
idol hopeful is getting ready to go home. she received the fewest of america's votes on tuesday night and she joins us live to talk about her idol experience. good morning, nice to talk to you. >> good morning. >> you were a judge's favorite week after week. what was the whole experience like if it's not too big of a question to ask this early. >> it was amazing, and i'm grateful to be a part of it and i've learned so much about myself as a performer and a person. and so it's been incredible. >> and we learned a lot about you. especially your love of family. and we saw the closeness of your parents there as well. it seemed to mean a lot. did it help motivate you through the tough times on show? >> yeah, the support that i received from my family and friends back home was something that got me through every week. i couldn't have possibly done it without them. and without knowing how important it was for them to see that i was able to do thi and work hard enough to get this far. >> i'm sure you are an inspiration to them as they are to you. let's talk about shania twain night. the criti
FOX
Apr 30, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >> the people of my home state know these risks better than anyone. we also know that america needs 21 million gallons of oil a senp additional offshore oil exploration. >> doug luzader, thank you, doug. >>> our other big story. he struggled with police and minutes later he was dead. this happened this morning in arlington, at an apartment complex on columbia pike. officers tasered a man. >> good morning, tony. good morning, allison. we're learning more details about what happened inside that apartment. police say that the man who was tasered didn't live here, but was visiting families. he called police for help and couldn't have known heads end up dead. >> reporter: it started as a psychiatric emergency call and ended up with a man's death. officers responded around 12:40 in the morning at the wildwood park apartments. arlington county police say the man refused to comply with their command. there was a struggle inside the apartment and that's when the officer used its taser. >> they found an uncooperative male. officers were forced to deploy a taser to bring him under control. >> reporter: p
FOX
Apr 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >> the president also calling for a big expansion of off shore drilling to make america less dependent on foreign oil and virginia will be the first stateligible for off shore drilling. bob mcdonnell said that decision is a positive step in energy exploration. >> a year ago, when i was just a candidate for governor, i talked about a vision of having virginia be the energy capital of the east coast and it would take a comprehensive approach to energy development. >> a number of environmental groups are opposed to more oil platforms off the coast. >>> a lot of people calling today census day. it's the deadline for sending in your census forms. >> the federal government is spending billions of dollars to make sure you respond. doug luzader has more now from capitol hill. >> reporter: we've already seen an advertising blitz to get people to respond to the census. the next step after today for census workers is to go door to door. >> my name is elizabeth from the u.s. census bureau. >> reporter: this is what it comes to now. the most expensive way to count the nation's population. sending people from
FOX
Apr 19, 2010 7:00am EDT
create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> welcome back. it is 7:25 on this monday. fairfax county will hold a meeting to hear your feedback on easing congestion on i-66. representatives from the fairfax county department of transportation will be there seeking short and long-term solutions. this is a live shot of 66 right now which isn't bad for this time of day. the meeting beginning tonight runs until 9:00. >>> the u.s. army corp of engineers will release a restoration plan later today along the banks of river in blazeensberg. the corp has worked with d.c. and
FOX
Apr 7, 2010 7:00am EDT
of the year, nearly 17 million children in america will worry about when their next meal will come. >> sarah similar monday is with the participants of the taste of the nation event that will raise money for fight that. we are talking about fighting childhood hunger. what a great cause. >> it certainly is. >> reporter: i've got to tell you what a great place to be this morning at vidalia restaurant. chair of taste of the nation is the big chef here and his name is rj cooper. the big chef. his name is rj cooper and he is here with us this morning. we are going to create one of the dishes that will be on the menu. >> yes, we started this thing called the diet 4. it is 4 cures. we are going to develop a dish for friday. we'll call it peas and carrots. >> i get to help make this dish. >> yes. >> reporter: it is kind of like a signature thing that i get to say i helped make rj cooper make in. >> we'll put your name in lights on the menu. it will be perfect. >> this is not your traditional peas and carrots that we're doing today. >> no, but we are taking the classic ingredients for peas and carrot
FOX
Apr 29, 2010 7:00am EDT
it's small businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> we're joined this morning as we are every thursday by d.c. mayor adrian fenty. >> thanks for being here. >> want to talk first about the late great dr. dorothy height. i know you were at one of the services yesterday and today is her formal ceremony and she'll be laid to rest. just your reflections on this great woman who happened to live right here in the district. >> well, you know, she's one of the pioneers of the civil rights movement. she not only was effective in helping to strike
FOX
Apr 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
. and oprah is america's sweet heart. she's one of the most powerful and successful women and she's helped millions of women through her shows. so kitty was treading on dangerous ground. >> might be some negative feedback perhaps. the book is going to sell. we can just go ahead and say that. so do you just say, well, i've interviewed these 850 people and they've gone on record, it is what it is. do you just say that if you're kitty kelly. >> that's what she always said. and she has, in this case, she's read 27-2800 articles quoting oprah, interviews she's given for the last 20 years. the reason kitty's books are so successful, people want to read about people, but she has never been too successful. >> i was going to ask you. what is the price for this? if she hasn't been sued, does that mean it will be true? there is no grounds to sue? >> the person who went farthest in suing her with frank sinatra. and kitty kelly is a researcher and a serious investigative reporter and she writes in a spritely way she writes with facts. and even sinatra couldn't touch her, or lay a glove on her. she had
FOX
Apr 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
and the most hd, facebook and twitter on your tv, plus america's top-rated internet. fios is the future, but after april 17th this price will be history. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $69.99 a month for six months with a two-year agreement. call now. if you stick with cable, you'll be stuck with the bill. last chance to get three fios services for an amazing $69.99 a month for six months. call 1-888-884-fios. that's 1-888-884-fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. this is beyond cable. this is fios. [ music ] >> that madonna video never gets old. it's glee's take on madonna. sue sylvester played by jane lynch taking a starring role here. the video ran at the end of last night's episode, teasing next week's episode of the show which will be all madonna songs. and to watch the video go to myfoxdc.com and click on the entertainment tab. >> how talented is she? >> that's great. i love that. >> i do too. >>> whitney houston has kicked off the u.k. leg with the nothing but love world tour. it resumed yesterday and will last for two mont
FOX
Apr 16, 2010 9:00am EDT
on your tv, plus america's top-rated internet. fios is the future, but after april 17th this price will be history. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $69.99 a month for six months with a two-year agreement. call now. if you stick with cable, you'll be stuck with the bill. last chance to get three fios services for an amazing $69.99 a month for six months. call 1-888-884-fios. that's 1-888-884-fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. this is beyond cable. this is fios. thanks. i did it to let the judges know that my dog is the right choice. i got the idea from general mills big g cereals. they put a white check on the top of every box to let people know that their cereals have healthy whole grain, and they're the right choice... just likbuttercup. (announcer) general mills is the only leading cereal company to put healthy whole grain in every box. the choice has never been easier. for whole grain guaranteed, just look for the white check. >>> it has already hit number one on amazon's best sellers lists. kitty kelly's new tell-all bo
FOX
Apr 19, 2010 9:00am EDT
of the 28,000 flights a day to and from europe has resumed. it's canceled flights in south america, north america and americans trying to get back to the united states. i think we'll be pushing tens of thousands of people stranded because there are no flights across its atlantic right now between most airports. >> i can't remember the last time anything like this happened. >> and of course the consequences are less dire but this is a disruption on the level of what we've seen with 9/11, right. >> and it may even be concerted by some to be the biggest travel disruption if the modern era. and it's just really -- who would thought as a traveler that the words volcano and flight and ash clouds would be across the world? >> hey, ben, are we talking about just the flights coming from the united states, going to europe or from europe to other places around the world, all of those are impacted? >> right. most are flights that are -- plane that's go through europe at some point. but if a plane is supposed to fly from singapore to melbourne, if that flight was supposed to be in london at some point
FOX
Apr 22, 2010 9:00am EDT
of what cable doesn't. the best channel lineup and more hd. america's top-rated internet. even facebook and twitter on your tv. enjoy a bigger, better entertainment experience. and the peace of mind that comes from knowing you'll pay the same low price year after year. call now and you'll also get a free dvr for 6 months. get it all for just $99.99 a month with a two-year agreement -- a price guaranteed for two years! don't wait. call 1-877-4fiostv. that's 1-877-4fiostv. this is beyond cable. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities this is fios. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> a maryland couple got a rude awakening wednesday morning. they were having breakfast when they found their home surrounded by police. >> that's not all. wisdom martin has the rest of the story. >> reporter: jessie and diane pool were at their home in bowie in the middle of their morning routine. >> cereal if you call that breakfast and coffee and putting the coffee cup down and was getting ready to go back into the living room. >> i was drinking my coffee and putting a puzzle together. >> and we heard t
FOX
Apr 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
to restore america by peacefully dismantling parts of the government. they want to remove 30 governors demanding they leave office in three days or they will be removed. they fear that the broad call for removing top state officials could inspire others to act out violently. >>> anyone who drives the beltway around tyson's corner knows it's a construction zone from hot lanes on 495 to the metro rail expansion in dulles and it will get worse. john henrehan has the traffic alert. >> reporter: this is tyson's corner. route 7 is over there a little bit. for construction delays and traffic difficulties, tyson's corner will be ground zero for about the next two years. construction on the beltway's extra hot lanes is well under way. utility relocation for the future expansion of metro rail has been tearing up northern virginia streets for a year. traffic has been impacted. >> it has taken away the lanes that were right on the access roads. those are gone. then the lanes shifting provide a problem, especially if it's dark or raining. >> it slows it down fo
FOX
Apr 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
to take a situation, particularly when you're talking about a country that is a partner in america's fight against terrorism, who acted much more out of arrogance and stupidity than anything else and basically said, we cannot let this public relations disaster fester. again, bottom line, took him home and that was the ultimate outcome. best the u.s. could have done had it been a different government is to say no, we're going to keep him here. the u.s. could have declared him persona nongreata and kept him here. >> and there will be no request for restitution. but as a former federal prosecutor, a couple of things stand out here. one, the gentleman who is -- caused this is gone. the other passengers who were on the plane, they were delayed for hours. the one person said we got home at 2:00, 3:00 in the morning after they had to search our luggage. they scrambledf-16s at a huge cost and the cost to taxpayers somewhere between $50 to $100,000. is it maddening as a prosecutor to not be able to do anything about this. >> your darn right it is. as a prosecutor when someone breaks the law, partic
FOX
Apr 5, 2010 9:00am EDT
and that basically he wasn't afraid to butt heads with america if he thought something was right and she wasn't afraid to show her whole self and that's why she got the connection. >> i'm still not quite sure where she got the connection. >> i could read you the whole quote. >> she's an artist. and i watched the video. there are tourists around here, including children. >> that's the problem. >>> and as we mentioned, it's a big day in the sports world. we're going live to nats park with a look at this afternoon's home opener. >> and if you are looking for a friend to share the holidays. we have three of them to choose from today. our pet project is up next after the break. [ female announcer ]yopld of real fruit and the goodness of dairy is just a peel away. explore all the delicious flavors. yoplait. it is so good. that, on the list of things kids love, our party pizzas have just passed toy robots. awkward. kids love totino's party pizzas. >>> a great day for a football game. >> perfect. >> and a big day for the washington nationals. >> it's opening day, marking the official start for the 20
FOX
Apr 6, 2010 7:00am EDT
out there that can help america toward energy independence along with our other god-given natural resources of coal and natural gas, nuclear, wind, biomass and now off shore drilling as part of the solution. and we ought to take advantage of all of the resources and the navy and the folks will be part of the solution. >> we had the director of the sierra club, the virginia chapter d he express the disappointment in what he saw as your office backing away from the governor's wind energy coalition looking at wind energy as a perhaps cleaner source of energy for the state of virginia. your response to that? what did happen with that coalition and in the commonwealth? >> well that's not accurate. i fully support off shore wind and want to be pursue it. i want to be one of the first to do that. we have two petitions from wind energy companies to drill and we have some of the best wind anywhere on the atlantic coast. that organization sent out a letter without my approval and basically said that i was in support of a mandatory renewable portfolio standard. that's not accurate. and so wh
FOX
Apr 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
in american who that is shoe. the america cup from a style point of view, hot, they have about five or six other really great color combinations that start at one color. i actually wear when i'm going to the club because they're sneakers and i can kind of get away with sneaking into a club wearing them. >> how much is that? >> about 400 bucks. >> i guess if you have to ask, tony. >> that's bad. >> give me my shoes. >> good to see you, man. >> you're great. >> thank you so much. >> i got to send you a huge box. >> a small box with two of these. >> you heard that, nate.  >>> breaking news out of northwest now to tell
FOX
Apr 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
their elevate america program and when they announced it six months ago. we were trying to cover free training for 1% of the unemployed i.t. works force and that's represent being 1,000 to 1500 -- i'm sorry 3,000 a year. and we have one running today and one running on april 30th and we have a one day free microsoft official curriculum event that microsoft is co- funding and co-sponsoring. >> so what will these people ale to learn. what will they get out of this? >> well the program that we are running this friday and two fridays from now is a microsoft windows 7 installing and con figuring event. so we've seen in the most recent few months, the hottest technology is windows 7. so the individuals that can deploy, and con figure will have a high likelihood of garnering employment and i've seen forecasts that 20-25% of new hires will be window 7 based. >> so who would take advantage of this? just i.t. worksers? >> someone that has experience. and come to our website and sign up under stepping-stone and that would give you access to the free one day event or also free and additional low cost prog
FOX
Apr 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
the building today are wearing purple in her honor today. she was ard with ad two of america's highest honors. back in 1994 she was awarded the presidential medal of freedom by president clinton and then in 2004 the congressional gold medal which was by an act of congress. and as we reflect on her life and death, you have to say, in deed, at 98 years, what a life it was. and what she saw in those 98 years, she was seated among a group of dignitaries as president barack obama was elected president of the united states. and how proud she must have been to see an african-american man serving in the highest position in this country. again dr. height dead this morning at the age of 98 and we'll be remembering her life throughout the day. back to you. >> gurvir, thank you so much for that. >>> another big story we're following this morning. travel troubles because of the volcanic ash cloud. the you're -- the euro control expected flights to take off. airports remain shut down in london and all of ireland. and officials say another volcanic ash cloud is next headed their way. the impact felt worldwi
FOX
Apr 27, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >>> national protestors will be on the hill. they will push lawmakers to allocate for money for america's mass transit systems. they are saying the systems are underfunded. the rally is at noon at upper senate park. >>> a quote from a senior iranian cleric linking scantily clad woman and natural disaster was enough to spark an online movement on a protest in washington this weekend. >> showing a little cleavage was part of the dress code for some women in our area today. from scientists to mothers, even this attorney. >> i never dress like this to be fair, i usually dress professionally and this is risque. >> reporter: what has so many dressing down is a statement made by the senior iranian cleric quoted as saying, many woman who do not dress modestly lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society which increases earthquakes. >> it's just a shape that men would say that a woman's body would be the cause of a natural disaster. >> reporter: most of the women first heard about today's gathering on facebook. you can see how many people signed on to support the cause.
FOX
Apr 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
and more hd. america's top-rated internet. even facebook and twitter on your tv. enjoy a bigger, better entertainment experience. and the peace of mind that comes from knowing you'll pay the same low price year after year. call now and you'll also get a free dvr for 6 months. get it all for just $99.99 a month with a two-year agreement -- a price guaranteed for two years! don't wait. call 1-877-4fiostv. that's 1-877-4fiostv. this is beyond cable. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities this is fios. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. [ female announcer ] yoplait's perfect blend of real fruit and the goodness of dairy is just a peel away. explore all the delicious flavors. yoplait. it is so good. that, on the list of things kids love, our party pizzas have just passed toy robots. awkward. kids love totino's party pizzas. >>> if you're looking for work, check out the job shop on myfoxdc.com. and our job of the day is at the examiner.com. it is looking for online political writers, steve. a weekend gig for you. >> do you think i could do it? >> of course. this is a freelance position.
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